3.2 The Old South: The Early Republican Era (1787-1831)



 

1800

(16 states)

1820

(24 states)

Maryland

341,548

7th

407,350

10th

Delaware

64,273

16th

72,749

22nd

Virginia

886,149

1st

1,075,069

2nd

North Carolina

478,103

4th

638,829

4th

Percent of U.S. population

24.3%

 

16.1%

 




Montpelier Plantation, Virginia (home of James Madison) - courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Baltimore harbor, 1828 - courtesy Library of Congress

Illustration of Nat Turner rebellion, 1831 - courtesy Wikimedia Commons